Paper on Implementation of ERP System

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Running head: RESEARCH PROPOSALTopic- Implementation of ERP system in Thirsty SwagmanName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor’s Note
1RESEARCH PROPOSALCover letter to SponsorToThirsty Swagman3/9 Bowman St, South Perth WA 6151, AustraliaDate: 9thJanuary, 2018Subject:Request for providing fund for implementation of cloud based ERP within thecompany “Thirsty Swagman”.Respected Sir,This is to inform you that I am working with the organization “Thirsty Swagman” as a projectmanager. The company is utilizing ERP system for managing the business operations of theorganization however it is analyzed that with the expansion of the business, the company isfacing difficulty on managing data as well as information. In order to resolve this issue, we wantto implement cloud based ERP system. The cloud based ERP system not only resolves the issuesbut also enhances flexibility, scalability as well as security. In order to implement the systemsuccessfully, we need fund of around $5 million. If you are interested kindly sponsor the projectas soon as possibleThanking you,
2RESEARCH PROPOSALExecutive SummaryThe paper mainly reflects on implementation of cloud based ERP system within the organizationThirsty Swagman. It is identified that the organization “Thirsty Swagman” which is one of thetour operators utilizes ERP system in order to manage all its business operations. However it isanalyzed that due to the utilization of ERP system, the company faces number of issues as wellas challenges in managing the data as well as information. In order to resolve the issues as wellas challenges, the higher authority of the organization wants to implement cloud based ERPsystem. It is analyzed that the implementation of cloud based ERP system not only resolves theissues as well as challenges that the company faces but also helps in improving flexibility,scalability as well as security of the information. The paper provides detailed information aboutits external as well as internal operations and illustrates the challenges as well as issues that thecompany faces due to the use of ERP system. It is analyzed that in this paper proper illustrationabout system design as well as analysis is provided so that the cloud based ERP system will beimplemented successfully within the organization. The proposal also discusses the development,implementation as well as testing stages of cloud based ERP implementation. In addition to this,proper discussion on change management as well as risk management is also provided.Moreover, the paper also discusses the risk associated with the project and provides propermitigation strategies for resolving the issues that are associated with the project.
3RESEARCH PROPOSALTable of Contents1. Introduction..................................................................................................................................62. Description of the organizational context....................................................................................62.1 Mission..................................................................................................................................72.2 Vision.....................................................................................................................................72.3 Business processes.................................................................................................................73. Discussion of internal as well as external operating environments.............................................83.1 Internal operation environment..............................................................................................83.2 External operation environment............................................................................................94. Identification of the problem for IS/IT......................................................................................105. Justification for the choice of the proposed system and how the system support strategic goalsof the organization.........................................................................................................................115.1 Justification of the proposed system....................................................................................115.2 Discussion about how cloud based ERP system meets strategic goals of the organization146. System analysis and system design for the intended system....................................................156.1 System Analysis...................................................................................................................156.2 System design......................................................................................................................167. Explanation of the system for its development, testing as well as implementation..................167.1 Development of cloud based ERP system...........................................................................167.2 Testing of the system...........................................................................................................17
4RESEARCH PROPOSAL7.3 Implementation of the system..............................................................................................188. Discussion about post-implementation activities......................................................................199. Discussion about project management, risk management and change management................199.1 Project management.............................................................................................................199.2 Risk management.................................................................................................................209.3 Change management............................................................................................................2210. Conclusion...............................................................................................................................23References......................................................................................................................................24Appendices....................................................................................................................................28
5RESEARCH PROPOSAL1. IntroductionThe paper focuses on the implementation of cloud based ERP within the company“Thirsty Swagman” which is one of the tour operators that specializes in pub-themed and festivaltours. The company was founded in the year 2007 by Kenneth Hart. It is identified that thecompany provides different types of tour services including La Tomatina tours, Oktoberfesttours, Stuttgart beer festival, Kinga Bar Hopper, Beer or bust, Spanish Bar made, zero gravityparty, beer in space as well as round the world pub tour (Thirsty Swagman 2018).However, themanagement team of the company analyzes that they face difficulty in managing the data as wellas information of the clients due to the increase in popularity of the company among the people.Therefore, the management team of the organization requested the top management of thecompany to sponsor budget for implementing cloud based ERP system within the company.The paper illustrates internal as well external operating environments of the company.The proposal identifies the problem for IS/IT and justifies the choice of the proposed system thatis cloud based ERP system. The paper explains system analysis, system design, systemimplementation testing as well as development. In addition to this, the paper also elaborates post-implementation activities as well as discusses other activities like project management, riskmanagement and change management.2. Description of the organizational contextThe company “Thirsty Swagman” is one of the tour operators that mainly specialize invarious festival tours as well as pub themed tours. It is identified that in the year 2008, the
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